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The Declaration of Central American Independence

 
 
The Declaration of Central American Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
1. The Declaration of Central American Independence Marker
Inscription.
1821 – 1971
Frente a este lugar hace 150 años
el Ayuntamiento de San Jose
recibió y confirmo
la Declaracion
de la Independencia de
Centroamerica


Liceo de San Jose
15 de Septiembre


English translation:
1821 - 1971
150 years ago, in front of this place,
the Municipal Council of San José received and confirmed
The Declaration of Central American Independence

Liceo de San José
September 15

 
Erected 1971 by Liceo de San José.
 
Location. 9° 55.98′ N, 84° 4.772′ W. Marker is in San José, San José, in Municipality of San José. Marker is on Avenida 2 just north of Calle 2, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San José 10104, Costa Rica.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to the National Flag of Costa Rica (a few steps from this marker); The 150th Anniversary of the First Catholic Diocese in Costa Rica (within shouting distance of this marker); The University of Santo Tomás (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Juan Mora Fernández
An additional nearby marker at the base of the statue dedicated to Costa Rican workers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
2. An additional nearby marker at the base of the statue dedicated to Costa Rican workers
This additional marker reads:

”A los trabajadores con cuyas fuerzas se ha construido la Patria. No hay nada, absolutamente nada en el Patrimonio Nacional, que no haya sido construido con su manos”.

Diputado Luis Armando Gutierrez
Mayo 1985
Movimiento Sindical Costarricense

English translation:
”To the workers that have constructed the Nation with their own forces. There is nothing, absolutely no part of the National Heritage, that has not been constructed by their hands.”
Congressman Luis Armando Gutiérrez
May 1985
Costa Rican Union Movement
(about 210 meters away); Juan Rafael Mora Porras (about 210 meters away); Braulio Carrillo Colina (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The 140th Anniversary of the San Juan de Dios Hospital (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Juan Vazquez de Coronado (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San José.
 
Also see . . .  The Federal Republic of Central America. (Submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitics
 
The Declaration of Central American Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
3. The Declaration of Central American Independence Marker
The marker is roughly in the center of this view, at the base of a statue dedicated to workers. To the left is the Monument to the National Flag of Costa Rica marker at the base of the flagpole. In the distance is the Central Park kiosk.
The Melico Salazar Popular Theatre image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2017
4. The Melico Salazar Popular Theatre
Across the street from the marker, presumably the location of the Municipal Council of San José when the Declaration was received, is now the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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